You Are Invited! | Bingi Bingi | Helen Pizzano

Please join us for the Photographic Art Exhibition – Bingi Bingi by Helen Pizzano. 

Where: Gallery One, Strathnairn Arts Gallery

Exhibition Dates: 10 – 20 August 2017

Official Opening: Saturday, 12 August, at 4pm

Address: 90 Stockdill Drive, Holt 2615 ACT

Free Entry – All Welcome!

The Shop at Strathnairn Arts Gallery is open Thursday to Sunday, 10am to 4pm, the Juice Cafe situated within Strathnairn Arts Gallery is open Thurs 10 – 4; Fri 10 – 4; Sat 8.30 – 4; and Sun 8.30 – 4.

To reserve your table please phone the Cafe direct on 0410 270 663  Walk-ins are always welcome, but bookings are highly recommended to ensure you don’t miss out!

Last Days | Inspired at Strathnairn | The Gumnut Artists

Gumnut Ladies | Inspired at Strathnairn

Last Days….

Inspired at Strathnairn’ is a culmination of works from art group, ‘The Gumnuts’.

This exhibition showcases a myriad of technique, colour and mediums. Each work exploring the inspiration that working amidst the Strathnairn grounds has evoked.

The exhibition is in it’s final week,don’t miss the opportunity to come and view a delightful mix of works from a talented group of artists.

Inspired at Strathnairn  is currently on show in Gallery One of the Homestead Gallery, Strathnairn Arts.

Free Entry All Welcome!

The Shop at Strathnairn Arts Gallery is open Thursday to Sunday, 10am to 4pm, the Juice Cafe situated within Strathnairn Arts Gallery is open Thurs 10 – 4; Fri 10 – 4; Sat 8.30 – 4; and Sun 8.30 – 4.

To reserve your table please phone the Cafe direct on 0410 270 663  Walk-ins are always welcome, but bookings are highly recommended to ensure you don’t miss out!

 

You are Invited | Squares 10th People Choice Exhibition Closing

You are Invited!

Take a wander through the Woolshed Gallery space and admire this fascinating collection of SQUARES.

Don’t forget to vote for your favourite Square so the artist has the chance to win a prize!

Please join us as the winner of the 2017 SQUARES People’s Choice Exhibition is announced!

Where: The Woolshed Gallery
May 18 – June 18

Important Dates to Remember

  • Final voting – 12pm Sunday 18th June 2017
  • Prize giving 3pm – Sunday 18th June 2017
  • Prizes drawn at the close of the exhibition: Sunday 18th June 3 PM.

First Prize is $400, second prize $200 & third prize $100.

There will also be Eckerley’s gift cards presented to the under 12 category winners.

Who will be voted the People’s Choice Winner this year? Make sure to visit and cast your vote!

The Shop at Strathnairn Arts Gallery is open Thursday to Sunday, 10am to 4pm, the Juice Cafe situated within Strathnairn Arts Gallery is open Thurs 10 – 4; Fri 10 – 4; Sat 8.30 – 4; and Sun 8.30 – 4.

To reserve your table please phone the Cafe direct on 0410 270 663  Walk-ins are always welcome, but bookings are highly recommended to ensure you don’t miss out!

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You Are Invited! | Inspired at Strathnairn | The Gumnut Artists

Still Life with Fruit - Wendy Antoniak

Still Life with Fruit – Wendy Antoniak

Opening today…

Please join us for the Opening of the Inspired at Strathnairn Exhibition of The Gumnut Artists this afternoon…

Inspired at Strathnairn’ is a culmination of works from art group, ‘The Gumnuts’. This exhibition showcases a myriad of technique, colour and mediums. Each work exploring the inspiration that working amidst the Strathnairn grounds has evoked.

The Gumnuts have been meeting every Tuesday at Strathnairn for many years now and many of the artists have had work accepted in regional and national exhibitions; their work well known in the Canberra area. An exhibition not to be missed!

 

Crabapple Autumn – Margaret Steel

 

Where: Gallery One, Strathnairn Arts Gallery

Exhibition Dates: June 15 – July 9 2017

Official Opening: Saturday  June 17, 4 pm, by Sharon Field.

Address: 90 Stockdill Drive, Holt 2615 ACT

Free Entry – All Welcome!

The Shop at Strathnairn Arts Gallery is open Thursday to Sunday, 10am to 4pm, the Juice Cafe situated within Strathnairn Arts Gallery is open Thurs 10 – 4; Fri 10 – 4; Sat 8.30 – 4; and Sun 8.30 – 4.

To reserve your table please phone the Cafe direct on 0410 270 663  Walk-ins are always welcome, but bookings are highly recommended to ensure you don’t miss out!

Last Weekend! | Click + Capture | U3A Camera Club

Last Weekend!

Many visitors have been to view the wonderful photography of the U3A Canberra Camera Club.

Don’t miss this opportunity to see this exhibition! This is the last weekend the Exhibition will be on display at the Homestead Gallery.

The fires are lit and the Gallery is warm, with the cafe open it makes for a lovely day out!

Where: Gallery One, Strathnairn Arts Gallery

Exhibition Dates: May 25 – June 11, 2017

Address: 90 Stockdill Drive, Holt 2615 ACT

Free Entry – All Welcome!

The Shop at Strathnairn Arts Gallery is open Thursday to Sunday, 10am to 4pm, the Juice Cafe situated within Strathnairn Arts Gallery is open Thurs 10 – 4; Fri 10 – 4; Sat 8.30 – 4; and Sun 8.30 – 4.

To reserve your table please phone the Cafe direct on 0410 270 663  Walk-ins are always welcome, but bookings are highly recommended to ensure you don’t miss out!

SQUARES 10th Annual People’s Choice Exhibition – On Now!

Who will get your vote?


The 2017 SQUARES People’s Choice Exhibition is in its third week, being held at the Woolshed Gallery at Strathnairn Arts.

Adults Category    Photo credit Akka Ballenger Constantin

 

Many wonderful entries were received this year. Visitors to the gallery are able to enjoy the warmth of the fires while taking in the artworks in both the Adult and Children’s categories.

Children’s Category     Photo credit Akka Ballenger Constantin

Prizes for this year include:

Adult Category: First Prize $400; Second Prize $200; Third Prize $100

Children’s Category:  First Prize Gift Voucher $75; Second Prize: Gift Voucher $50; Third Prize: Gift Voucher $25

Adults Category     Photo credit Akka Ballenger Constantin

The Exhibition remains open until June 18, where the voting will be counted up and the winners announced.

Important Dates to Remember

  • Final voting – 12pm Sunday 18th June 2017
  • Prize giving 3pm – Sunday 18th June 2017

Who will be voted the People’s Choice Winner this year? Make sure to visit and cast your vote!

The Shop at Strathnairn Arts Gallery is open Thursday to Sunday, 10am to 4pm, the Juice Cafe situated within Strathnairn Arts Gallery is open Thurs 10 – 4; Fri 10 – 4; Sat 8.30 – 4; and Sun 8.30 – 4.

To reserve your table please phone the Cafe direct on 0410 270 663  Walk-ins are always welcome, but bookings are highly recommended to ensure you don’t miss out!

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SQUARES 2017 | Call For Artists

Call For Artists! | 2017 SQUARES 10th Annual People’s Choice Exhibition

2017 marks the 10th year of this fantastic Community Art Event.

Prizes this year includes:

Adult Category: First Prize $400; Second Prize $200; Third Prize $100

Children’s Category:  First Prize Gift Voucher $75; Second Prize: Gift Voucher $50; Third Prize: Gift Voucher $25

SQUARES is open to all artists  – everyone is welcome! There are both Adult and Children Categories, making it an Art Competition for everyone to enter!

What can you do on your SQUARE?

This is a wonderful way to enter an Art Show for the first time – newcomers are always welcome!

Your $25 Entry kit includes the 30 x 30cm SQUARE you require to enter, simply pick up your Entry kit from the following venues and create away! You can find the SQUARES entry kits from:

Strathnairn Arts – Holt

Belconnen Arts Centre – Belconnen

Watson Arts Centre – Watson

Important Dates to Remember

  • Final entry date – 4pm Sunday 14 May 2017
  • Exhibition and voting open – 10am Sunday 18th May 2017
  • Final voting – 12pm Sunday 18th June 2017
  • Prize giving 3pm – Sunday 18th June 2017

Entries are to be returned to the Strathnairn Arts Gallery, we look forward to seeing your creations!

The Shop at Strathnairn Arts Gallery is open Thursday to Sunday, 10am to 4pm, the Juice Cafe situated within Strathnairn Arts Gallery is open Thurs 10 – 4; Fri 10 – 4; Sat 8.30 – 4; and Sun 8.30 – 4.

To reserve your table please phone the Cafe direct on 0410 270 663  Walk-ins are always welcome, but bookings are highly recommended to ensure you don’t miss out!

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Ollie Ayrton - The Wizard of Oz

Last Days! | Ollie Ayrton | The Wizard Of Oz

Ollie Ayrton – Last Week!

Ollie Ayrton has his amazing sculptures on exhibit in Gallery One. For The Wizard of Oz fans it’s a must see!

 

An emerging artist who lives and works in Canberra, Ollie trained at the ANU School of Art from 2008 to 2001. He is currently an artist and tenant at the Australian National Capital Artists (ANCA).

This exhibition will be the artists’ first solo show.

“For over 75 years this story has given faithful service to the Young at Heart; and Time has been powerless to put its kindly philosophy out of fashion”. – Ollie

 

 

The artist has worked with life models to create truly lifelike characters inspired by the classic film The Wizard of Oz. It is the culmination of two years of highly disciplined and rigorous work.

This truly striking display of works is something not to be missed!

The Shop at Strathnairn Arts Gallery is open Thursday to Sunday, 10am to 4pm, the Juice Cafe situated within Strathnairn Arts Gallery is open Thurs 10 – 4; Fri 10 – 4; Sat 8.30 – 4; and Sun 8.30 – 4.

To reserve your table please phone the Cafe direct on 0410 270 663  Walk-ins are always welcome, but bookings are highly recommended to ensure you don’t miss out!

You are Invited! | The Wizard of Oz | Ollie Ayrton

You are Invited!

Please join us for the Opening of The Wizard of Oz– A Solo Exhibition by Ollie Ayrton in Gallery One.

 

“ABOUT THE WIZARD OF OZ

“For over 75 years this story has given faithful service to the Young at Heart; and Time has been powerless to put its kindly philosophy out of fashion”. This exhibition will be the artists’ first solo show. The artist has worked with life models to create truly lifelike characters inspired by the classic film The Wizard of Oz. It is the culmination of two years of highly disciplined and rigorous work.

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Ollie Ayrton is an emerging artist who lives and works in Canberra. He trained at the ANU School of Art from 2008 to 2001. He is currently an artist and tenant at the Australian National Capital Artists (ANCA)”

Where: Gallery One, Strathnairn Arts Gallery

Exhibition Dates: March 31 – April 23, 2017

Official Opening: Saturday April 1, 4.30 pm

Address: 90 Stockdill Drive, Holt 2615 ACT

Free Entry – All Welcome!

The Shop at Strathnairn Arts Gallery is open Thursday to Sunday, 10am to 4pm, the Juice Cafe situated within Strathnairn Arts Gallery is open Thurs 10 – 4; Fri 10 – 4; Sat 8.30 – 4; and Sun 8.30 – 4.

To reserve your table please phone the Cafe direct on 0410 270 663  Walk-ins are always welcome, but bookings are highly recommended to ensure you don’t miss out!

You Are Invited! | Waste Not Solo Exhibition | Eryka Garbutt

Waste Not, A Solo Exhibition by Eryka Garbutt
30th March to the 23 April 2017

Please join us for drinks and nibbles
4.00pm on Saturday the 1st April 2017
90 Stockdill Drive. Holt.
02 6254 2134
http://www.strathnairn.com.au/

Recycling takes materials such as plastic, paper, metal, and glass and breaks them down so that they can be made into a new product. Up-cycling is the process of converting old or discarded materials into something useful and often beautiful. Re-purposing is to change (something) so that it can be used for a different purpose. There is a fine line between the three and often they just merge.

Creativity is what drives an artist. The added bonus of recycling, up-cycling, and re-purposing is not only its contribution to the environment but the added bonus of the provocation to think outside the box in a practical way, but with a still aesthetically pleasing manner. Art has to stand on its own merits not capitalise on its humble beginnings. If the origins are lost in the execution, then that is a measure of its success.

Soft drink bottles, egg shells, egg boxes, toilet rolls, waste paper, beads, even outdated currency finds a place in Eryka’s artwork. Creativity means thinking outside the box. Can you imagine: flowers made from toilet rolls or plastic bottles? Cute little hat brooches made from bottle caps? Cutlery reinvented as pendants? Beads made of house insulation? This exhibition will open your eyes to the possibilities.

Waste Not is an exciting exhibition to be opened by International Mixed Media artist Joan James, inaugural Secretary General of the World Shibori Network Australia and New Zealand responsible for organising and curating exhibitions in Paris, Hong Kong, Australia and New Zealand.

Eryka Garbutt, who is a local Canberran artist, is not restricted to just recycling materials but likes to explore varied mediums and techniques. Decoupage jewelry was the starting point, but wire work features heavily in her work. Crochet wire jewelry and wire wrap techniques, Viking weave, are just a few examples. She will paint on paper, silk or glass, decoupage on mixed surfaces, play with polymer clay, cast with plaster, paint with paper, using paper as a palate instead of paint and generally mix techniques and materials. Colour and texture are her main inspiration.

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